Alex Linden, Sports Information Director
LINCOLN – Nebraska Wesleyan University announced today the hiring of Lee Steinbrook as the new head men’s tennis coach for the Prairie Wolves.
Steinbrook has been heavily involved coaching and teaching tennis in the city of Lincoln for the past 15 years. He spent 13 years as the Tennis Director at Lincoln Country Club growing the program from 20 kids to over 150 when he left in 2017.
He was the founder of the Lee Steinbrook Tennis Academy where he coached and developed kids from 2007-17. During that time, his players won over 200 Nebraska High School State Tennis medals including over 50 gold and silver medals.
Most recently, he started the Northstar Tennis Academy where he has been working since 2014. The non-profit academy was setup for high school tennis players new to the game. He produced players that won over 10 state medals, including a State Champion and State Runner-up.
Steinbrook is familiar to Nebraska Wesleyan athletics having served as an assistant men’s basketball coach for two seasons (2004-06) with the Prairie Wolves. He began his coaching career as a head high school basketball coach. Steinbrook coached at Norfolk Catholic and Elmwood-Murdock leading teams to the State Basketball Tournament. He also was a college assistant at Hastings College.
He is a 1996 graduate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln earning a degree in education. Steinbook was a letterwinner in basketball for the Cornhuskers playing from 1993-95.